Blythewood Council closes Manor, park, playground indefinitely

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Blythewood town council held an emergency council meeting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, at Town Hall and voted to:  1) close all town government facilities to the public indefinitely, 2)- lock the doors on town hall to the public (staff may work in office or telework, but will return phone calls and […]

First Rib Fest in the books

Doko Rib Fest set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Get ready for ribs – lots of good ribs. The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual Doko Rib Fest Cook-Off in Doko Meadows Park on Saturday, March 14. The cook-off will consist of three competitive divisions with professional, amateur and veteran cook teams competing for trophies and prize money […]

Doko Rib Fest – Cook Off in the Park

Council gives go-ahead to open-air style market

BLYTHEWOOD – A 7,300 square foot open air market structure proposed by the Doko Meadows Park Foundation for construction was approved by Council Monday evening. The facility will have associated storage and restroom facilities. Equip Studio provided council with a schematic of what the market structure will look like. The cost to move forward to […]

Tinkergarten at the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – Tinkergarten has launched a campaign designed to get families everywhere playing outdoors all four seasons in 2020. They’re welcoming parents and teachers to pledge to get outdoors every week for 10 weeks this winter. To learn all about Tinkergarten,  go to https://tinkergarten.com/outdoorsall4. Tinkergarten will be holding classes in Doko Meadows Park for children […]

Oktoberfest set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Talk about a German invasion! This weekend will have that and more, much more in Doko park – a mountaintop polka band, an authentic German oompah band, yodeling, cows pooping money and many other fun activities. The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a traditional German Oktoberfest, the first festival of its […]

Rocking in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – Little Red and the Rocking Hoods will perform music from the mid-60’s and 70’s Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater in Blythewood’s Doko Meadows Park. The concert is free, but the band will accept donations to help defray the cost of renting the amphitheater and liability […]

Council prioritizes park projects

BLYTHEWOOD – After meeting recently with the Doko Meadows Park Foundation, Town Administrator Brian Cook suggested Monday evening that council might want to discuss priorities for additional park features. Constructing an area in the park for a farmer’s market, Cook said, would most likely be the top priority and a close second might be sound […]

Fireworks set for July 3

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood will host its fifth annual July Fireworks bash on Wednesday, July 3 from 4 – 11 p.m. with music, food and a park full of thousands of fireworks fans from Blythewood, Fairfield and beyond. The Fireworks, Food and Music event will feature about 25 food vendors, five on-stage music […]